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Bartlesville Accident On Nowata

Jul 27, 2017

Another accident has been reported in Bartlesville. Around 3 this afternoon, an accident occured at Swan and Nowata. Two cars were involved, as they both collided with damage to the fronts of both vehicles. One was a red four door sedan, the other, a blue truck. Ambulance arrived on the scene ... read more »

Bartlesville Accident

Jul 27, 2017

An accident has been reported by a trusted news source along Madison Road at the corner of Brookline Drive. Police are on the scene, as well as a tow truck. No injuries have been reported at this time, and traffic is continuing as normal. ... read more »

Accident In Osage County

Jul 27, 2017

State Highway 97 in the 3000 block was closed earlier due to a one vehicle collision. Highway Patrol Troopers are on the scene. The road has since been opened. We will have more information as it becomes available. ... read more »

OTEMS Is Working

Jul 27, 2017

OTEMS responded to a 2 vehicle accident on northbound US 169,  south of Oologah around South 4070 Road with multiple injuries. The call came in aroun 9:30 on Wednesday night. OTEMS, Collinsville Ambulance, Northwest Fire, Oklahoma Highway Patrol and other agencies were on scene. We w ... read more »

Bird Creek Contamination Being Addressed by EPA

Jul 27, 2017

For nearly a year Bird Creek tributary, located North West of Pawhuska, has been contaminated by high temperatures and toxic salinity levels as a result of leaking injection wells. The salinity level is so high, reaching 80,000 parts per million, it is twice the salinity of sea water. Aquatic lif ... read more »

EPA Director Scott Pruitt Goes Back to Basics at P66

Jul 27, 2017

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Scott Pruitt talked this week with leaders at the Phillips 66 Research Facility in Bartlesville.  It's part of his Back to Basics Agenda -- an effort he implemented to take the EPA back to its core mission.  Pruitt says he sees the comp ... read more »

Scott Pruitt Gains Input on WOTUS

Jul 27, 2017

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator, Scott Pruitt is making his State Action Tour talking with governors and business leaders.  Pruitt is focusing on the Waters of the United States rulemaking at the EPA.  He is stopping in the Oklahoma Panhandle, Utah, Arkansas, South Carolin ... read more »

Two Early Morning House Fires

Jul 27, 2017

Bartlesville firefighters fought two house fires early Thursday morning.  Assistant Fire Chief Bill Hollander says the first call came in at about 4 in the morning on a house in the 1500 block of Hickory and the second call came in at about 5-thirty on a house in the 1500 block of Penn. &nbs ... read more »

PSO Announces New Project

Jul 26, 2017

Public Service Company of Oklahoma announced today that they are embarking on a new project that could save customers money in the future. PSO Corporate Communications' Stan Whiteford explains The Wind Catcher Energy Connection project, and how it can save you money. Whiteford says that ... read more »

DOC Plans On Reducing Prison Population

Jul 26, 2017

In an attempt to reduce its prison population, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections is developing a program that would release low-risk offenders into the community under supervision.   The Tulsa World reports the Board of Corrections discussed the program Tuesday at its monthly meetin ... read more »

Woman Drinks 12 Corona's, Gets Arrested for DUI

Jul 26, 2017

A Washington County officer finds a car with significant damage in a ditch just inside the county line. Inside, according to an affidavit, was 46-year-old Rebecca Kay Buzzard. When talking to Buzzard, the officer noticed an alcoholic odor, watery eyes, and slurred speech by Buzzard who says s ... read more »

Wilt Announces New Christmas Event in Bartlesville

Jul 26, 2017

The Bartlesville Chamber will host an event called “Christmas in the ‘Ville” this coming winter. Chamber Executive Director Sherri Wilt says the December event will nearly take up the whole month, because they are bringing in an ice skating rink. Wilt explains that the Chamb ... read more »

New Casey's Plans Receive a Push Back

Jul 26, 2017

The Bartlesville Planning Commission tables plans to build a new Casey’s on the southwest corner of Madison and Nowata. Randy Weatherly of Ambler Architects represented Casey’s in the Planning Commission meeting to rezone the property last night. He says that the location could wo ... read more »

Another Delay in Reece Murder Trial

Jul 26, 2017

Another delay has occurred in the trial against Jeremy and Tyler Reece. Wednesday morning the Oklahoma State Court of Appeals stayed the proceedings in the case so it can consider arguments on whether the state has jurisdiction.   Jurisdiction continues to be an issue in the case whe ... read more »

Senator Eddie Fields to Run for Lieutenant Governor

Jul 26, 2017

District 10 State Senator Eddie Fields is a candidate for Oklahoma Lieutenant Governor.  The current Lieutenant Governor, Todd Lamb is term limited so the seat will be open.     Fields points to the primary duty of the office -- to preside over the State Senate when necessa ... read more »